Government & Public Finance
The lawyers in the CWP&G’s government & public finance group have extensive experience in government law and public finance transactions.
Over its 40 plus years of existence, the Firm has acted as a trusted adviser to state and local governments and public agencies, including state office holders, municipalities, counties, school districts, port authorities and other governmental and quasi-governmental agencies. The Firm’s experience in governmental law encompasses litigation and complex transactions, including land assembly (eminent domain), enterprise zone and community reinvestment area creation, special assessment proceedings, municipal utility aggregation, tax legislation and public finance.
In addition, the Firm has represented private sector clients in public law issues ranging from appointments to office to special elections and the recall of a mayor.
CWP&G’s public finance practice is very active. The Firm has been recognized nationally as bond counsel in the Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace since 1979, and has served as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel, issuer's counsel and company counsel in a wide variety of municipal and state bond and note transactions and other financings which to date total over $7.5 billion dollars.
The Firm also has considerable experience in conduit financings and other economic development tools used by governmental entities.